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    Term Questions

    Discussion in 'Publishing' started by Appolyons, Jun 7, 2008.

    Hey guys. I purchased writers market a while ago and I wanted to ask all of you a rather odd question. One of the things I found when looking for potential publishers was an icon which stood for "publishers who do not accept unsolicited manuscripts."

    What the heck does unsolicited manuscripts mean? Haha, sorry if its a dumb question...I just dont want to send my manuscript and find out later it was a simple waste of time. Thanks for the help guys!
     
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    An unsolicited manuscript is one you send them unasked for, ie: without them replying to a query letter or agent's inquiries saying they'd like to see what you have to offer.
     
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    yup!... that's what it is, alright...
     
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    Oky dok, sounds good, thank you. Out of curiosity, there is also a section which displays new listings, would this be in relation to new publishing companies that were not previously on the list?
     
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    yes...

    but i wouldn't rely only on writers market... i have other more reliable lists of publishers and agents in my collection 'pass-ons' that i'll be glad to send you if you want... you can find them fairly easily on your own, with a google search, too...

    love and hugs, maia
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